Calling Mr. Big! Donatella Versace’s parade of larger-than-life designs happily defied the trends emerging on the Milan runways this week. “Big is beautiful. The look is pumped,” the liner notes said. “This is the maximization of luxury.” Trousers had wide legs — and were often cuffed — while suits were of the zoot variety, with big shoulders and lapels, and in-your-face fabrics such as oversize, black-and-white Prince of Wales check or magnified giraffe skin. Outerwear was lavish, with fat puffer jackets covered in gold Versace baroque swirls, biker jackets made from astrakan, and oversize fur coats. Coats — the cashmere and baby camel ones — were the most commercial part of the show, and ranged from long and dark, with fur collars to baby blue or white in an oversize herringbone weave. Beneath it all — and sometimes plainly visible — was the underwear: sheer black T-shirts and silky shorts, sometimes teamed with combat boots. There’s no messing with Donatella’s man this season.

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